Mary Shaw (computer scientist)

Mary Shaw (computer scientist)

Mary Shaw (born 1943) is an American software engineer, and the Alan J. Perlis Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States.

Shaw's main area of research interest is software engineering, including architectural, educational and historical aspects.

Selected publications

Mary Shaw has published several articles[1] and books.

  • 1967. Computer analysis of chronological seriation. With Frank Hole.
  • 1981. Software metrics: an analysis and evaluation Edited with Alan Perlis and Frederick Sayward.
  • 1985. Carnegie-Mellon curriculum for undergraduate computer science. Edited by Mary Shaw.
  • 1996. Software Architecture: Perspectives on an Emerging Discipline. With David Garlan. Prentice Hall.
  • 1974. "Reduction of Compilation Costs Through Language Contraction". In: Communications of the ACM, 17(5):245–250, 1974.
  • 1990. "Prospects for an Engineering Discipline of Software". in: IEEE Software, 7(6):15–24, 1990.
  • 1995. "Comparing Architectural Design Styles". in: IEEE Software, 12(6):27–41, 1995.


  1. ^ Mary Shaw bibliography in the DBLP database

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